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Lesson from Israel

3rd June 2017 at 3:58 am Comments are Disabled

Written by D.S Hooda for The Indian Express On December 8, 1987, an accident by a Jewish driver in Gaza killed four Palestinians. This seemingly simple event (accidents were not uncommon) was the spark which ignited the first Intifada that rocked Israel for the next five years and nine months.Read More

For Kashmir’s Future

For Kashmir’s Future

27th May 2017 at 6:57 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Prem Shanker Kya for The Indian Express Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairing the meeting of All Party delegation with the Jammu and Kashmir Government, in Srinagar on Sunday. (Source: PTI Photo) The ice that has gripped the government’s policies on Kashmir is beginning to melt, but whatRead More

Give Kashmir a ceasefire

Give Kashmir a ceasefire

26th May 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Written by H K Dua for The Indian Express Several prominent citizens from different walks of life have called for a declaration of ceasefire in Kashmir during the month of Ramzan, beginning on Friday. Their appeal needs to be immediately heeded, both by the Centre and the state government. ThoseRead More

Not The Indian Army I Know

Not The Indian Army I Know

25th May 2017 at 6:54 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Karan Thaper for The Indian Express I find it difficult to criticise the army. It almost hurts to do so. As children of the army, my sisters and I were brought up within its warm embrace. It shaped our young lives, fashioned our thinking and influenced our ethics.Read More

Newly-elected Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh in Sector 10 of Chandigarh on Monday, May 26 2014. Express photo by Sumit Malhotra

For Budgam 2017, lessons from 1984

24th May 2017 at 7:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by J.S. Bandukwala for The Indian Express Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s article (‘I applaud Major Gogoi’, IE, May 20 ) took me back to the bleak days of 1984, when Indira Gandhi initiated Operation Bluestar. The damage to the holiest shrine in Sikhism had a horrific impact on Sikhs.Read More

Why Major Gogoi is wrong

Why Major Gogoi is wrong

24th May 2017 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Omar Abdullah, Courtesy The Indian Express.   On April 9, the day of the election to the vacant Srinagar parliamentary seat, a cornered paramilitary unit in Budgam district called the army for assistance to secure a polling booth they were afraid would be run over by a mob.Read More

Across the aisle: That sinking feeling — 3

Across the aisle: That sinking feeling — 3

21st May 2017 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Speaking truth to power is a rare virtue. Dr Arvind Subramanian, the Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), has that virtue. Like his predecessor, he has brought original thinking to the Economics Division; like his predecessor, he has found the freedom to speak on a variety of subjects; but unlike in theRead More

Jan.06,1993 Sopore Massacre

Jan.06,1993 Sopore Massacre

6th January 2017 at 8:40 pm Comments are Disabled

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Effect of Different Processing Parameters on Antioxidant Activity of Tea

18th December 2016 at 12:37 am Comments are Disabled

Bisma Ashraf Zargar On the basis of my research on the Effect of Different Processing Parameters on Antioxidant Activity of Tea I as a researcher found that longer steeping time at boiling temperature results in the decrease in antioxidant activity of tea. As in kashmir we generally boil tea forRead More

The Last VCR

The Last VCR

1st August 2016 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A few days ago we heard a news that Japanese Funai Electric Company announced [The last company which was making VCR] that it will stop making of VCR by the end of July 2016. Apparently few people are interested in this news because this technology is now seldom used anywhereRead More